N-102 PFANSTIEHL Phonograph SOFT Steel Needles for 78s: Approx. 100 needles in a package. Original high quality Swiss steel needles: 12+/- plays per needle. New package design. Approximately 100 Soft Tone steel needles per bag. That's nearly 1200 plays per package! ONE bag of ~100 needles for $15.95. Package formulation was by weight of the needles, not by actual count. Note: Do not rotate any needle after having used it: either keep using it, or replace it with a new needle. Your ear is the best judge of when to replace the needle.